How to Claim My Business on Dsposal

Tom Passmore

Friday, 10 August 2018


At its most basic Dsposal is a Waste Management Listing Directory for licensed waste companies. By listing all the waste companies in England, we can make it simple and easy for everybody that has rubbish, junk, garbage, scrap or trash to find the right place for their waste.

Read the article about the benefits of listing your business on Dsposal.

Before You Start?

Before you jump into the tasks ahead, here are a few helpful things to know.

  • Dsposal is a web-based application that works in most web browsers, which means you don't need to download or install any software on your computer. To be sure Dsposal works properly your web browser needs to meet our requirements.
  • While you can use Dsposal for free you have to have to register for an account to claim a waste site profile.
  • Free users can claim 1 waste site profile. This waste site profile will have limited functionality. Any additional claims will incur a subscription charge.
  • Upgrading to a Full Profile unlocks additional functionality.

Claim A Waste Site Profile

Claiming a waste site profile in Dsposal helps you and your customers stay compliant effortlessly.

By claiming a waste site profile, you will showcase your business on Dsposal, drive website visits and receive enquiries. You can upload your licences, insurances and certificates. And then you and your clients will receive notifications of when these documents are coming up for renewal.

To learn how to claim your business, verify your site profile, and make its listing as strong as possible, read on.

Task Roadmap

Here's an overview of the tasks we'll cover in this article.

  • Login and Find Your Waste Site Profile
  • Claim Your Site
  • Verify
  • Completing Your Listing
  • Uploading Your Licence Documents
  • Uploading Your Insurance Documents
  • Uploading Your Certificate Documents
  • About Expiry Dates

Login and Find Your Waste Site Profile

Step 1) Log into the Dsposal Account you want associated with your business (or create a Dsposal Account if you don’t already have one).
Step 2) Go to dsposal.uk and enter the postcode of your waste site and press “Find Licensed Waste Companies”.
Step 3) Scroll through the waste profiles and locate your site.

Unclaimed Dsposal Site Profile

Claim Your Site

Step 1) Press the “Claim This Site” button.
Step 2) Some sites have multiple licences at the same address. Check the boxes for all the boxes you wish to claim for this location.
Step 3) Confirm you are an official representative of the site profile by checking the box and press “Continue”.
Dsposal Claim Site Step 1Step 4) Enter the company name for the profile (this can be a parent company or the same name as the site profile). This can be modified later.
Step 5) Enter you phone number and website. These can be modified later.
Step 6) Enter information about this waste profile. This can be modified later.
Step 7) Press “Continue”.
Step 8) The final step is a confirmation that you want to attempt to claim this site profile. To verify that you are at the address we need to send a postcode to the address on the licence. Press “Finish”.

Verify

Step 1) Once you've received the postcard, log into Dsposal, head to your Dashboard and choose “Sites” from the menu.
Step 2) Locate the waste site profile you are attempting to verify and press “Verify”.
Step 3) Enter the Confirmation Code and press “Verify”. If your postcard never shows up, or you lose it, you can request a new code by phoning us at 0161 327 2755.

Completing Your Listing

Step 1) From the “Sites” page in the dashboard choose “Edit Site”.
Step 2) Press “Upload Logo” to add you company logo.
Step 3) Add a site description. Add as much information and detail as you can. Make it relevant and informative to potential customers.
Step 4) Add different “Site Services”. Let people know what this waste site can do by adding multiple offerings. These are shown on the site info page and help current and future customers know what you can do for them. Free profiles are limited to 5 services. If your services aren’t available, you can request new ones by phoning us at 0161 327 2755.
Step 5) In the “Regions” section you can add the different areas that his site operates. Free profiles are limited to the region the licence address is based in.
Step 6) You can relocate the pin of your site by adding in the Eastings and Northings. Read the article on how to move your waste site profile pin.
Step 7) Press “Update”.

Uploading Your Licence Documents

Step 1) From “Licences, Insurances and Certificates” locate the licence in the site and press “Edit”.
Step 2) To upload the licence click the box or drop the file into the upload box. The information below is not editable and is retrieved from the Environment Agency Public Registers Database.
Step 3) For Operations Licences and/or Installations Licences press add activity table.
Step 4) Complete the Activity Tables based on the information from the permit from the Environment Agency. Enter in the separate EWC Codes for each activity table. These tables help customers find the right waste for their waste. These entries are linked to the Dsposal Waste Thesaurus and are indexed against each site profile.

Uploading Your Insurance Documents

Step 1) From “Licences, Insurances and Certificates” press the “Add insurance” button.
Step 2) To upload the insurance document click the box or drop the file into the upload box.
Step 3) Choose the site the document corresponds to.
Step 4) Input the information from the document in to the separate fields. If your insurance isn’t available, you can request a new one by phoning us at 0161 327 2755.
Step 5) Press “Save & Publish”.

Uploading Your Certificate Documents

Step 1) From “Licences, Insurances and Certificates” press the “Add certificate” button.
Step 2) To upload the certificate document click the box or drop the file into the upload box.
Step 3) Choose the site the document corresponds to.
Step 4) Input the information from the document in to the separate fields. If your certificate type isn’t available, you can request a new one by phoning us at 0161 327 2755.
Step 5) Press “Save & Publish”.

About Expiry Dates

Dsposal notifies you and the users that follow you about when documents are coming up to expiry. These notifications are sent:

  • 30 days before expiry date
  • 7 days before expiry date
  • Date of expiry

A further notification is sent when a document is updated. These notifications are sent through the “Trash Talk” system.


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